Gymnastics leg strength and power

Gymnasts need both plyometric and non-plyometric leg training.

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Zari Goldmann:

Three of the four events rely on legs, but I was always worried about too much pounding and overuse injuries. So this summer we created two circuits – one leg circuit that involved impact, landing, jumping etc and one that didn’t involve those. That way I could be sure that those muscles were getting stronger without worrying about how many times kids were hitting the floor

See more video on Swing Big.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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